The 5 Best Areas in Zurich for Tourists (First Time Visit)
Altstadt district is a metropolitan area filled with the diversity of locals and tourists. The district has a good nightlife providing the longest street of bars in Europe.
Local brews, international cocktails, fantastic hotels and multicolored
electro-clubs run the night. This locality is a destination to most young tourists visiting Zurich. The art fanatics will love this area because of the many museums including the renowned Museum Kunstpalast.
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After a long day visiting the different sites and engaging in various activities, the time comes when you need to get away from the busy town to rest and re-energize for the following day.
Enge is a locality (Kreis 2) that will give you peace and an atmosphere to relax your eyes and mind. This locality does not have many sights and therefore free from the noise of the city. If your apartment is high enough, the serenity of the lake will soothe your mind.
This area is famous for its rich shopping experiences. The biggest world brands are found in this area where both cheap and expensive items are located. The critical quality in Bahnhofstrasse is genuineness, while some people complain about products in this area being expensive; quality is never compromised.
If you are not buying anything, do not shy off from this area, you can always window shop.
Zurich’s central train station is located at the heart of the magnificent city. The station is always open including during the bank holidays. Rail transport is preferred because of its flexibility where most of the neighbourhoods and tourist destinations can be accessed through the train.
From the station you can visit the clean lake Zurich, Uetliberg, Kunsthaus’s museum of fine arts and the zoo.
Seefeld district is located on the eastern side of Lake Zurich. The main tourist attraction in this district is the lake. This district is very popular with swimming and boat riding activities.
The other major attraction is Blatterwiese Park, people come to this area to hide from the busy town. Some of the activities to carry out in the park include swimming and get pleasure from some sunshine.